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U.S. Crude Oil Policy -- The Case for an Export Ban and an Import Quota

By Ed Hirs, College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences Congress is considering lifting the crude oil export ban that prevents American oil from being sold overseas. The ban was enacted in the midst of oil market turmoil in 1975. Domestic producers of crude oil want the ban lifted; refiners want [...]

Dayton Art Institute special exhibition highlights the work of Folk artist Grandma Moses

21 hours agoArts : Artdaily

The Dayton Art Institute?s special exhibition offers a unique perspective on the work of the popular folk artist Grandma Moses. American Sampler: Grandma Moses and the Handicraft Tradition is the first exhibition of its kind to focus...Show More Summary

More than 60 works by African American artists of the 20th century to be sold by Treadway Toomey Auctions

21 hours agoArts : Artdaily

Treadway Toomey Auctions announces its December 5th auction will feature a session of African American artwork curated by specialist Thom Pegg. This important grouping of fine art includes 20th century works in various mediums, including paintings, prints, sculpture, collage, assemblage, and photographs. Show More Summary

'Go Pogo' Features Tons of Nitrome Cameos and Pogo Sticks

Nitrome, fine purveyors of pixel art games, have another new game coming out this Thursday on American Thanksgiving, Go Pogo. You control a character bouncing on a pogo, sliding your finger horizontally to control the angle of the pogo, with wider jumping angles jumping lower but further. And of course, you have to make sure

Interview: Jeff Mills - The Art in Techno

Jeff Mills is not the first prolific African American to have found most of his success outside of the United States. Having been collectively responsible for the birth of Techno in Detroit, much of his career evolved as a result ofShow More Summary

IBM's CEO On Hackers: "Cyber Crime Is The Greatest Threat To Every Company In The World"

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 03: Chairman, President and CEO of IBM Ginni Rometty participates in a panel discussion at the New York Times 2015 DealBook Conference at the Whitney Museum of American Art on November 3, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for New York [...]

Public Battle Over Leadership Of San Francisco African-American Arts Center

“In San Francisco, a call last week for the dismissal of the executive director of the African American Art and Culture Complex has created a firestorm, adding a public relations challenge to already-existing tensions around mission and finances.”

EXCLUSIVE! Daya, Rebecca Black, Francisco Yates, & More Reveal Which Of Their Lyrics Make The Best Pickup Lines At The 2015 American Music Awards!

Crafting a masterful pickup line truly is an art form. And so is songwriting! So it only makes sense that lyrics could totally work as a way to woo that special someone, right? Well at Sunday's American Music Awards, we asked a bunch of up-and-coming artists which parts of their own tracks would work best as [...]

Exhibition of sculpture made from everyday materials by B. Wurtz on view at BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art

2 days agoArts : Artdaily

BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead presents the first gallery survey of American artist B. Wurtz, opening 20 November. Declared "a master of the unassuming" by Roberta Smith, art critic for The New York Times, B. Wurtz has been making sculpture from everyday materials for more than 40 years. Show More Summary

Disco Beads and Abstract Rawhides: Jeffrey Gibson’s Untraditional “Nativeness”

2 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

Half a century ago, many Native American artists trying to break into the fine art market were told that their oil paintings would never sell because they were not recognizably "Indian" enough.

Exhibition at MoMA tracks the evolution of Jackson Pollock's work from the 1930s until his 1956 death

3 days agoArts : Artdaily

This concentrated survey of the work of Jackson Pollock (American, 1912?1956) tracks the evolution of the artist?s work from the 1930s until his 1956 death at the age of 44. The Museum of Modern Art?s Pollock holdings are unparalleled...Show More Summary

Unpublished and rarely-seen works by Carolee Schneemann on view in new exhibition in Salzburg

3 days agoArts : Artdaily

The Museum der Moderne Salzburg presents a comprehensive retrospective of the work of the American artist Carolee Schneemann. Surveying an oeuvre that spans six decades, the show traces a genealogy of new forms of art that emerge as painting set in motion. Show More Summary

Renwick Gallery in D.C. reopens after 2-year renovation with a 'Wonder' exhibition

4 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

The Renwick Gallery in Washington, D.C., reopened this month after an extensive two-year renovation with an exhibition titled "Wonder." The museum is home to the Smithsonian American Art Museum's craft and decorative arts program, and its inaugural show features immersive installations by nine...

Alexandre Reider

Brazilian painter Alxeandre Reider is based in Sao Paulo, where he was born where he studied at the Pan American School of Arts. He also added to his study of painting with several trips to Europe. Reider’s landscapes are often given a dramatic feeling of depth by his use of atmospheric perspective, at times creating […]

An Early Thanksgiving: The Wagner Gift to the Whitney

4 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

Opening in the shadow of the Paris attacks, the exhibition Collected by Thea Westreich Wagner and Ethan Wagner represents, as Adam Weinberg, the director of the Whitney Museum of American Art, said in his remarks at the press preview, “a celebration of what matters in life.”

Portland Museum of Art welcomes recovered treasures home to Maine

4 days agoArts : Artdaily

Six historically significant paintings by beloved American painter and illustrator N.C. Wyeth were recently secured and reunited after being stolen more than two years ago in what the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) calls one of the largest property thefts in Maine?s history. Show More Summary

Martin Johnson Heade masterpieces to be reunited at Minnesota Marine Art Museum

4 days agoArts : Artdaily

In last night?s auction of American Art from the Collection of A. Alfred Taubman, Martin Johnson Heade?s monumental masterpiece The Great Florida Sunset was acquired for the collection of the Minnesota Marine Art Museum (MMAM) in Winona, Minnesota. Show More Summary

Exhibition of paintings and prints by Maxfield Parrish opens at the Nassau County Museum of Art

4 days agoArts : Artdaily

Works by the American imagist Maxfield Parrish (1870-1966), one of the greats of the Golden Age of Illustration, will be on view at Nassau County Museum of Art from November 21, 2015 to February 28, 2016. The works are drawn from the National Museum of American Illustration, Newport, Rhode Island, and curated by Judy and Laurence S. Show More Summary

Carnegie Museum of Art unveils the untold story of a great American designer

4 days agoArts : Artdaily

Carnegie Museum of Art announces Silver to Steel: The Modern Designs of Peter Muller-Munk, opening November 21, 2015, in the museum?s Heinz Galleries. Peter Muller-Munk was a brilliant silversmith, a pioneering industrial designer and educator, and a visionary spokesperson for his profession. Show More Summary

The Mexican Museum celebrates 40th anniversary with special exhibition of founder's work

4 days agoArts : Artdaily

The Mexican Museum, the premier West Coast museum of Mexican, Mexican-American, Chicano, Latin American, and Latino art, culture and heritage, and affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, is marking its 40th Anniversary with a special...Show More Summary

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